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By Bob Rives

The paintings of baseball is obvious at Wichita kingdom University's Eck Stadium. The bronze sculpture, "Put Me in Coach," overlooks the stadium access. at the back of it a 70-foot mural, the longest of its type at any collage ballpark, depicts WSU's storied baseball background. The paintings of baseball has additionally been obvious on Wichita's enjoying fields for good over a century. in the course of and after the Civil conflict, baseball quick unfold around the state. while Wichita used to be included in 1870, the city and the sport have been prepared for every different, and Wichita had its first expert 9 the next decade. Baseball in Wichita tells the tale of neighborhood baseball in any respect levels-amateur, collegiate and pro-in phrases and photographs relationship from the nineteenth century to the current day.

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